The table below looks at the statistics for SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Rank 4 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing SQL 124 133 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.55% 25.83% 13.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.88% 52.16% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 94 39
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £22.50 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £22.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.60 £27.20
% change year-on-year
-14.32% +5.12%
SQL
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
239 255 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.45% 49.51% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 187 89
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £17.43 £28.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.40 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SQL Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region.

SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 107 £350 - 34
Newport -5 8 £388 +12.72% 4
Neath Port Talbot - 2 - - 2
SQL
Wales

SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL.

1 145 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (40.98%) SQL Server
3 91 (29.84%) Java
4 77 (25.25%) TDD
5 74 (24.26%) Scrum
6 70 (22.95%) XML
7 68 (22.30%) Microsoft
8 62 (20.33%) C#
8 62 (20.33%) .NET
9 61 (20.00%) HTML
10 60 (19.67%) OO
11 55 (18.03%) Finance
12 53 (17.38%) MVC
12 53 (17.38%) jQuery
12 53 (17.38%) Security Cleared
13 52 (17.05%) Software Engineering
14 51 (16.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 50 (16.39%) Selenium
15 50 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 50 (16.39%) Oracle
16 49 (16.07%) CSS
17 47 (15.41%) JavaScript
18 46 (15.08%) Unit Testing
19 44 (14.43%) Web Services
20 41 (13.44%) Unix
20 41 (13.44%) Team Foundation Server
21 39 (12.79%) RESTful
21 39 (12.79%) MongoDB
21 39 (12.79%) T-SQL
22 38 (12.46%) Cucumber

SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (6.23%) IIS
3 15 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.59%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.95%) Apache
6 8 (2.62%) JBoss
6 8 (2.62%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.30%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.30%) Confluence
7 7 (2.30%) SAS
8 6 (1.97%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.31%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.98%) Node.js
11 2 (0.66%) Liferay
11 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.33%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.33%) Mule
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.59%) MS Office
3 7 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.98%) Primavera
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Line 500
4 1 (0.33%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.33%) Unica
4 1 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.64%) Office 365
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.56%) HTTP
2 13 (4.26%) Internet
3 10 (3.28%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.97%) Firewall
4 6 (1.97%) SAN
5 5 (1.64%) VPN
6 4 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (1.31%) NAS
6 4 (1.31%) Network Security
7 2 (0.66%) DNS
7 2 (0.66%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.66%) LDAP
7 2 (0.66%) SSH
7 2 (0.66%) VoIP
7 2 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 51 (16.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (12.79%) MongoDB
5 38 (12.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (11.80%) NoSQL
6 36 (11.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (11.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (8.52%) Redis
8 26 (8.52%) Relational Database
9 25 (8.20%) Oracle Database
10 19 (6.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (5.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (5.25%) RDBMS
13 15 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 10 (3.28%) MS Access
15 9 (2.95%) MySQL
16 8 (2.62%) Neo4j
17 7 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 50 (16.39%) Selenium
2 41 (13.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (12.46%) Cucumber
4 27 (8.85%) Git (software)
5 23 (7.54%) Subversion
6 21 (6.89%) Visual Studio
7 20 (6.56%) Maven
8 18 (5.90%) Jenkins
9 16 (5.25%) JIRA
10 15 (4.92%) SpecFlow
11 12 (3.93%) Eclipse
12 11 (3.61%) Hudson
13 9 (2.95%) Ant
13 9 (2.95%) TeamCity
14 7 (2.30%) Spock
15 6 (1.97%) Geb
16 5 (1.64%) Mercurial
17 4 (1.31%) IntelliJ
17 4 (1.31%) JMeter
17 4 (1.31%) JUnit
General
1 55 (18.03%) Finance
2 22 (7.21%) Legal
3 13 (4.26%) Back Office
4 9 (2.95%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.98%) Aerospace
5 3 (0.98%) Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Advertising
6 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 196 (64.26%) Developer
2 86 (28.20%) SQL Developer
3 48 (15.74%) .NET Developer
3 48 (15.74%) Java Developer
4 42 (13.77%) Analyst
5 22 (7.21%) SQL Analyst
5 22 (7.21%) SQL Server Developer
6 21 (6.89%) Tester
7 19 (6.23%) Test Analyst
8 18 (5.90%) DBA
9 11 (3.61%) Administrator
9 11 (3.61%) Perl Developer
9 11 (3.61%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 11 (3.61%) SQL DBA
10 10 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (3.28%) C# Developer
10 10 (3.28%) Data Analyst
11 8 (2.62%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (2.62%) Excel Analyst
11 8 (2.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (22.95%) XML
2 62 (20.33%) .NET
3 61 (20.00%) HTML
4 53 (17.38%) jQuery
5 49 (16.07%) CSS
6 44 (14.43%) Web Services
7 39 (12.79%) RESTful
8 36 (11.80%) Ajax
9 31 (10.16%) Hibernate
10 29 (9.51%) ASP.NET
10 29 (9.51%) Spring
11 28 (9.18%) .NET Framework
12 27 (8.85%) Mojolicious
12 27 (8.85%) WCF
13 26 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (8.52%) Kafka
14 25 (8.20%) Entity Framework
14 25 (8.20%) REST
14 25 (8.20%) SOAP
15 18 (5.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.54%) NHS
2 15 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.64%) AS400
5 5 (1.64%) Replication
6 4 (1.31%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.31%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.98%) PKI
8 2 (0.66%) CMDB
8 2 (0.66%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.33%) BBC
9 1 (0.33%) Clustering
9 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.33%) iSeries
9 1 (0.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.44%) Unix
2 30 (9.84%) Windows
3 19 (6.23%) Linux
4 16 (5.25%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.33%) CentOS
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (25.25%) TDD
3 74 (24.26%) Scrum
4 60 (19.67%) OO
5 53 (17.38%) MVC
6 52 (17.05%) Software Engineering
7 46 (15.08%) Unit Testing
8 26 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (7.87%) ETL
9 24 (7.87%) OOP
10 23 (7.54%) BDD
10 23 (7.54%) UML
11 21 (6.89%) Migration
12 20 (6.56%) SOA
13 19 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (5.25%) Data Migration
15 15 (4.92%) CRM
15 15 (4.92%) Data Modelling
15 15 (4.92%) ITIL
15 15 (4.92%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 91 (29.84%) Java
2 62 (20.33%) C#
3 47 (15.41%) JavaScript
4 39 (12.79%) T-SQL
5 35 (11.48%) Perl
6 33 (10.82%) PL/SQL
7 31 (10.16%) Scala
8 29 (9.51%) Go
9 8 (2.62%) C++
10 7 (2.30%) RPG
10 7 (2.30%) Ruby
11 6 (1.97%) XPath
12 5 (1.64%) C
13 4 (1.31%) BeanShell
13 4 (1.31%) PHP
13 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.98%) ANSI SQL
14 3 (0.98%) Python
14 3 (0.98%) VBA
14 3 (0.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 53 (17.38%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.93%) ISTQB
4 10 (3.28%) Degree
4 10 (3.28%) ISEB
5 7 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.31%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.98%) MCSA
7 3 (0.98%) MCSE
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.33%) MCITP
9 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.33%) PMP
9 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (2.95%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (1.64%) SLA
5 3 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.97%) Shibboleth
3 3 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.66%) Docker
5 1 (0.33%) KVM
5 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Ansible
1 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.66%) yum
2 1 (0.33%) Cacti
2 1 (0.33%) Nagios
2 1 (0.33%) OpenNMS
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 68 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 50 (16.39%) Oracle
3 14 (4.59%) Red Gate
4 12 (3.93%) IBM
4 12 (3.93%) Informatica
4 12 (3.93%) Teradata
5 7 (2.30%) Cisco
6 6 (1.97%) Twitter
7 5 (1.64%) BMC
7 5 (1.64%) Remedy
7 5 (1.64%) VMware
8 4 (1.31%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.31%) Juniper
8 4 (1.31%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.98%) ESRI
9 3 (0.98%) Sage
9 3 (0.98%) SAP
9 3 (0.98%) Tableau
10 2 (0.66%) Veeam
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